Danielle Goedel

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United States

Danielle Goedel is an eighth grade math teacher in upstate New York. She has 15 years of teaching experience, through two cycles of standards changes. She is a New York Educator Voice Fellow with America Achieves and a Common Core Ambassador for the New York State Education Department.

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Posted May 11, 2015

The Snowball Effect of Opting Out

My anxiety level has been high since the start of state testing. Every year this happens, but this year was…

By Danielle Goedel

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Posted Feb. 23, 2021

Oakland’s School Board Cares More About Politics Than It Does About Kids and Families

Reyna Morales lives in Oakland, California, and is the parent of two students at a high-performing charter school located in an area with a dearth…

By Reyna Morales

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Posted Feb. 22, 2021

Educators Who Consider Themselves ‘White Allies’ Are Dangerous When It Comes To Developing Anti-Racist Classrooms

“I am a white ally,” the 30 something-year-old white teacher declared emphatically in the diversity and inclusion professional development session. She snapped her fingers to…

By Sana Shaikh

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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